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mercury

noun [U] uk   /ˈmɜː.kjʊ.ri/  us   /ˈmɝː-/ (old use quicksilver)
(symbol Hg) a chemical element that is a heavy, silver-coloured metal, liquid at normal temperatures: Mercury is used in batteries, pesticides, and thermometers.
Translations of “mercury”
in Arabic زِئبَق…
in Korean 수은…
in Malaysian Utarid…
in French mercure…
in Turkish civa…
in Italian mercurio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汞,水銀…
in Russian ртуть…
in Polish rtęć…
in Vietnamese sao Thủy…
in Spanish Mercurio…
in Portuguese mercúrio…
in Thai ดาวพุธ…
in German das Quecksilber…
in Catalan mercuri…
in Japanese 水銀…
in Indonesian Merkurius…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汞,水银…
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